permissions problem with installations from PORTS
pir at pir.net
Wed Apr 14 04:48:16 PDT 2004
Joan Picanyol <pica at biaix.org> probably said:
> * Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <des at des.no> [20040413 19:58]:
> > Pilot error. Your umask should be 022 or 002 when installing ports.
> > Otherwise, you get what you ask for.
> May I disagree? I expected the ports system to use install to properly
> set up permissions for all files. At the very least, it should be
> documented somewhere.
Seconded. No other OS I use installs files as part of a packaging
system with different permissions depending on my umask at the time,
ports failing to install properly due to a more restrictive umask is
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